[Gluster-users] add replication to distribute-only volume....

Matthew Temple mht at mail.dfci.harvard.edu
Thu Nov 1 13:44:02 UTC 2012


Oh, that is excellent news.   And a good reason to upgrade that cluster to

I've read some questioning about RDMA support with 3.3, which seems to have
been resolved.   This is for a
new cluster I"m bringing up, which will have replication already.   But I
wanted to verify.

Matt Temple

Matt Temple
Director, Research Computing
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 2:53 AM, Amar Tumballi <atumball at redhat.com> wrote:

> On 10/31/2012 04:30 AM, Matthew Temple wrote:
>> Another user wrote in and asked about this statement in the "What's New"
>> section of 3.3. under "Enhancements to Replicated
>> Volumes":
>> It says:
>> "Ability to change replica count on an active volume (possibly including
>> ability to add replication to distribute-only volumes)"
>> I have a 3 node distributed volume that I would love to convert to
>> replicated.   Can it be done?
> it can be: try
> "gluster volume add-brick <VOLNAME> replica 2 <NEWBRICK1> <NEWBRICK2>
> This will make replica pairs of "OLDBRICKn NEWBRICKn" (n = {1,2,3})
> Regards,
> Amar
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